The List was edited by Robert Watts who succeeded long-term compiler Philip Beresford in 2017. He noted that "the fact many of the super-rich grew so much wealthier at a time when thousands of us have buried loved ones and millions of us worried for our livelihoods makes this a very unsettling boom."
Top 10 fortunes
|2021||Name||Citizenship||Source of wealth||2020|
|01||£23.00||Sir Len Blavatnik||United States & United Kingdom||Investment, music and media||4||£15.781|
|02||£21.465||David and Simon Reuben||United Kingdom||Property and Internet||2=||£16.00|
|03||£17.00||Sri and Gopi Hinduja||India||Industry and finance||2=||£16.00|
|04||£16.30||Sir James Dyson and family||United Kingdom||Industry (Dyson)||1||£16.20|
|05||£14.68||Lakshmi Mittal and family||India||Steel||19||£6.781|
|06||£13.406||Alisher Usmanov||Russia||Mining and investment||7||£11.68|
|07||£13.00||Kirsten Rausing and Jörn Rausing||Sweden||Inheritance and investment (Tetra Pak)||6||£12.10|
|08||£12.101||Roman Abramovich||Russia & Israel||Oil and industry||12||£10.156|
|09||£12.013||Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho||Netherlands||Inheritance, banking, brewing (Heineken)||9||£10.30|
|10||£11.00||Guy, George, Alannah and Galen Weston and family||Canada & United Kingdom||Retailing||8||£10.53|
- Watts, Robert, ed. (21 May 2021). "The Sunday Times Rich List". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
- "Leonard Blavatnik named UK's richest person with £23bn fortune". BBC News. 21 May 2021. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
- "Number of billionaires in UK reached new record during Covid crisis". The Guardian. 21 May 2021. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
- Watts, Robert, ed. (17 May 2020). "The Sunday Times Rich List 2020". The Sunday Times. Archived from the original on 16 May 2020. Retrieved 17 May 2020.